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Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Marine Protected Areas support artisanal fishermen in the Mediterranean

Artisanal fishermen are witnesses of how the Mediterranean environment has changed over time. Their livelihoods are now at risk because of stock decline caused by overfishing. Marine Protected Areas offer the opportunity for fishermen and managers to find common solutions. The video shows how stakeholders can benefit from co-managed Marine Protected Areas, which result in more resources and improved local economies.